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the stakes are. there is a patchwork across the country ranging from two states, kentucky and virginia that are meles disenfranchise everybody with a criminal conviction. if you are convicted of a felony when you are 18 years old, you lose the right to vote for life in the states. you can apply for clemency and ask the governor to restore your rights, and give to go through all application procedure and its at his discretion. he decides to get to vote in his state. not surprisingly, under some governors, that number drops precipitously. other -- under others, it goes up. it is purely discretionary and entirely under the governor's control. and the result of hundreds of thousands of people are disenfranchised. there is a disproportionate impact on people of color. one in four black men are disenfranchised in virginia because of this law. we are working to try to change that, but they're still two states that disenfranchise everybody with a criminal conviction. 10 states permit alley disenfranchise some people -- florida, alabama, mississippi, ariz. -- there are prominent disenfranchisem
in martinsburg, west virginia. 52 degrees in saint mary's. tomorrow's highs will be around 80 degrees. annapolis, 82. in the district, 80 degrees in frederi and over the next couple days, the heat will be. on say hello to the 90s once again. 92 on wednesday. right now, looking at 88 most likely on thursday. mostly sunny during the afternoon. friday, a high near 93 degrees. so a big co-down tonight, follow by a pretty big warm-up the rest of the week. >> thanks. >>> down in brazil, a bleacher collapsed and more than 100 peop were injured. it happened during a car race. firefighters say at least 500 people were sitting in that second quarter of the bleachers that collapsed. 111 of them were injured. 22 people are still in the hospital with critical inuries. authorities say firefighters were not asked to inspect those bleachers before the race. >>> train service in new yor city is back to normal now after a bridge fire shut down all the trains headed into the city. just before noon, a transformer caught fire under the 138th street lift bridge. that bridge carries about 135,000 people in and out of
in arlington and in virginia. >> so you save and you get exercise tame. win-win. >> hop on a bike and go where you want to go. it looks like fun. >> we've got a lot more to come. a candidate in the u.s. senate cling to life after being hit by an suv and being dragged for mail. why the driver isn't facing any charge. >> also, lighting up a n debate. doctors warn the popular huka bars may be as harul as smoking a cigarette. >>> how a local running club is he >>> a fast forward through headlines. remnants of hurricane igor caused dama on bermuda. trees were damaged and some roads buckled because of the heavy rains and wind. there were no reports of injury. >>> d.c.'s bike sharing program, beginning today riders can rent bikes for short trips around t district and in arlington. it costs $50 for a one-year membership to get a bike whenever you want one. or you can get 24-hour rentals starting at $5. > washington football fans say they are very disappointed but they still have high hopes for the team following an overtime loss against houston. the texans beat washington 30-27. some fans say they are
. it was built by hard core choppers of sterling, virginia. it has a 6-seed -- six-speed transmission. proceeds will benefit fisher foundation, they offer free housing for military families who have a military member being treated at the hospital. >>> we have new details on the list of the 100 highest-risk natural gas pipelines here in the bay area. >> we spoke about the dangerous pipelines. we'll bring you a live report
is a suspect in two stabbings and a hammer attack in virginia as well as stabbings in ohio, but he's not been charged in those cases. if convicted on one of the charges in michigan, he faces life in prison with no parole. >>> a new offering at an ohio school is billing itself as junk food. it comes from a vending mcachin. not quite what you'd expect, though. mason high school just installed an all-carrot vending machine. he's bag of carrots costs 50 cents. with me the principal of mason high school in cincinnati. how much business do you think those machines are going to get? >> we don't know. it's causing a lot of buzz, that's for sure. >> i understand the machine was turned on friday. did you hear at all from the students ahead of this? i know it's sort of a two-month pilot machine. >> correct, it's a two-month pilot machine. we knew as early as may when they would come out and we would possibly be a part of this program. and, you know, now that the machine is in, it was about maybe an hour before the kids were actually buying these carrots. >> it's going to be a novelty, anyway, to be able
opposing this. there are some democrats who also don't like this idea. the west virginia gov. for the u.s. senate seat held by robert byrd accused u p eight -- accused epa of adding an unnecessary -- he has been closing his lead in a recent polls. arizona, steve you oppose this idea why? caller: all this is is cap and trade. i don't think they will get it through the congress. now the epa has the power to do this. and will be a mess. all of us will pay higher utility bills. the fuel prices will go up. we have democrats and all of these people talking about host: have do you respond to saying this will say $10,000 a year? save the u.s. $100 billion annually in health-care costs? caller: they do not have proof. there are a lot of studies out there saying that that is just a bunch of malarkey. reassigned his right now but said that if we shut everything down we would have to live like the tribes of south america. for 30 years it would only change the temperature of this country's 0.1% centigrade. this is ridiculous. all of this global warming stuff is destroying this country. we need jobs.
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